The Shell Gas station at 15401 Sunset Blvd. in The Village was targeted by thieves during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 14.
Owner Justin Kohanoff told the Palisadian-Post that thieves entered the store by breaking through the glass door, stealing an estimated $5,000 worth of cigarettes.
Kohanoff, who purchased the station with his father Saeed after selling their Swarthmore Mobil station to developer Rick Caruso and is in the process of winning city approval to expand, told the Post that allowing his store to stay open for 24 hours would likely prevent “smash and grabbers” from striking again.
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